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Adobong Hipon sa Gata

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 3
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb. shrimp with shell and head (cleaned)
  • 5 to 6 cloves garlic crushed
  • 4 to 5 pieces dried bay leaves
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon whole peppercorn
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon white or cane vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Heat the oil in a pan.
  • Add the garlic and whole peppercorn once the oil becomes hot. Cook until the garlic turns medium brown.
  • Put-in the Shrimp. Cook for 3 minutes or until the color of the shrimp turns orangey.
  • Pour-in the soy sauce and water. Stir and let boil. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add the dried bay leaves and vinegar. Cover. Let boil. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Pour-in the coconut milk. Let boil and continue to cook for 2 minutes. Add salt to taste.
  • Remove the shrimp from the pan and arrange in a serving bowl.
  • Meanwhile continue to cook the sauce until it becomes thick. Pour the sauce over the shrimp in the serving bowl.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 3g